activity, and listing activity taper off. one promising solution for floridians is from the state legislature. it put an easing on regulations so private insurers are able to write premiums for homeowners. but most residents and business owners agree a solution needs to come from capitol hill. right now, if there are elected officials not looking out for your best interests, don't vote that person back into the legislature. look for someone that can change what's happening. but no real solution is on the horizon for florida's homeowners. for first business news, i'm jackie keenan. the house could vote this week on the homeowner flood insurance affordaility act. singapore is now the world's most expensive place to live topping paris, france ..oslo, norway... zurich, switzerland ...and sydney, australia. last year's "number one" was tokyo, which fell to 6th place. singapore surged to the top of the list due to a strong currency, along with skyrocketing real estate, utilities and car costs. thanks chuck! coming up....a record setting day for the russell-- why small cap stocks on the rise.. and-- why you might want to do some digging into your tax preparers past! bill moller steps in, after this break!